inclining experiment

inclining experiment

[in′klīn·iŋ ik‚sper·ə·mənt]
(naval architecture)
An experimental determination of the weight of a ship and of the position of its center of gravity, in which a known weight, already aboard, is moved a measured distance perpendicular to the ship's centerline plane, and the resulting angle of list is measured.
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An inclining experiment was carried out while afloat on the sea.
The shipyard will offer detail engineering, procure approximately 1,506 tonnes of steel for hull, spuds, jack house and spud guides, foundations and other outfit steel, carry out outfitting, surface preparation and painting, installing equipment, spuds, electrical cables and lighting, load out, inclining experiment and sea fastening for sail out.
The shipyard will offer detail engineering, procure approximately 1506 tonnes of steel for hull, spuds, jack house and spud guides, foundations and other outfit steel, carry out outfitting, surface preparation and painting, installing equipment, spuds, electrical cables and lighting, load out, inclining experiment and sea fastening for sail out.
Based on your ship's current inclining experiment, FCCS will provide optimal stability recommendations.